An investigation has been launched after 31 people were rescued or had to swim to safety when an amphibious tour bus sank in Liverpool.
Several tourists have been airlifted to hospital, after an amphibious tour bus sank in Liverpool's Albert Dock.
Claire and Amy McGlone have returned to Sheffield stadium for the first time since they lost their father Alan in the Hillsborough disaster.
The family of a Merseyside teenager who police believe died after taking green "Rock Star" ecstasy have paid tribute to her.
They say Sophie Leigh Balmer was a "beautiful talented girl - a free spirit."
"The whole family are devastated that our baby's life can be so cruelly taken away."
"We would like to say thank you to everyone who has given us support at this sad time and would ask that we be given time to grieve with our family and friends in private."
A 19 year old from Litherland is the second teenager to be questoned on suspicion of drugs offences.
Police investigating the death of a teenager who died after apparently taking ecstasy have arrested a second man.
Sophie Leigh Balmer, 18, from Walton, Liverpool, died at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital on Sunday after becoming unwell.
Merseyside Police have arrested a second man on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug. The 19-year-old, from the Litherland area of Merseyside, was held this morning.
An 18-year-old man, also from Litherland, was arrested last night and has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested after a teenager died when she apparently took an ecstasy-type drug.
Merseyside Police have confirmed that the girl who died is Sophie Leigh Balmer, 18, from Walton, Liverpool.
An 18-year-old man from the Litherland area of Merseyside was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.
He has been taken to a police station on Merseyside where he will be questioned, police said.
Police have issued warnings regarding green "Rock Star" pills, which are emblazoned with a star motif after the death of a teenager in Liverpool.
A drug dubbed "Rock Star" sparked a series of police warnings in Lanarkshire, Scotland, in March after seven people were hospitalised and one died after allegedly taking the tablets which were being sold as Ecstasy.
The Scottish pills were described as yellow or red and were also said to have carried a star logo.
Officers from Strathclyde Police said at the time that while the exact contents were unknown, they could contain a cocktail of different substances.
Merseyside Police has issued a warning following the death of an 18-year-old.
The teenager, who is from Walton, was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital at 1.40pm yesterday after becoming unwell.
She died at the hospital a short while later.
A post mortem will be carried out to establish the cause of death.
In the meantime detectives believe that the deceased may have taken a green coloured 'Rock Star' Ecstasy tablet shortly before she died and as a precautionary measure they are warning people not to take this type of tablet.
Inquiries are underway to find out where the tablets were bought and officers are appealing to anyone who may have information to contact St Anne Street Police station on 0151 777 6064, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police are searching three locations as part of an investigation into raids in which cash machines were blown open with explosives.
Merseyside Police said there have been six such attacks on ATMs in their area since May, with the latest taking place in Prescot yesterday.
Detective Superintendent Chris Green said: "These incidents are being thoroughly investigated by a dedicated team of specialist officers.
Liverpool footballer Kolo Toure has offered to change his name after taking pity on a fan who had a misspelling of his surname tattooed on his foot.
@domjpearson I want to meet you. Touro on my shirt?
@kolokolotoure28 Touro on the shirt for the Merseyside Derby?
Dom Pearson had earlier tweeted that he decided to get the tattoo after "far too many beers" but "the kn*b spelt it wrong."
Chelsea winger Victor Moses has joined Liverpool on a season-long loan becoming the club's third signing on transfer deadline day.
Liverpool have signed two defenders on transfer deadline day with French international Mamadou Sakho and Thiago Ilori joining the club.
The two signings have cost Brendan Rodgers' side, who are top of the league after three games, £25 million.
Sakho, who played for Paris Saint-Germain, told Liverpool's website: "I'm delighted to be here. I'd like to thank everyone for the welcome. I came here because the project that is in place at Liverpool interests me. I'm really looking forward to playing my first game."
Liverpool footballer Raheem Sterling has been accused of assaulting a woman, reported to be his girlfriend.
He is said to have attacked 19-year-old model Shana Ann Rose Halliday.
The 18-year-old winger entered a not guilty plea at Liverpool Magistrates' Court today, a court official said.
He spent last night in a police cell after being arrested at 10.30pm following an incident in Page Moss, Huyton, Liverpool.